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1961 Richmond 200


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NASCAR Grand National race number 17 of 52
Sunday, April 23, 1961 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:36:04
Average speed: 62.456 mph
Pole speed: 66.667 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 7000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1961 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1961 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth200950running182
2 46   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac199625running0
3 786   Buck Baker Buck Baker'61 Chrysler193425running0
4 211   Ned Jarrett B.G. Holloway'61 Chevrolet186275running18
5 861   Elmo Langley Doc White'59 T-Bird186250running0
6 648   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'60 Chevrolet176215running0
71119   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford168175engine0
81271   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge159150a frame0
91035   George Green M.J. Black'59 Plymouth146140engine0
10 54   Rex White White-Clements   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet134230fuel pump0
11 369   Johnny Allen B.G. Holloway'60 Chevrolet128125a frame0
12 954   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'59 Chevrolet123110a frame0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ned Jarrett11818
  Richard Petty19200182